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David Murray Milford Graves: Real Deal

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It’s a measure of how much the jazz spectrum has shifted in the past 20 years that David Murray has been pushed to the center by avant garde militants, for whom notes are pass and grooves are heresies.

Yet, regardless of his ever diversifying interests, the prodigious tenor saxophonist/bass clarinetist has amassed a compelling discography of avantist accomplishment, to which Real Deal and Solo Live make notable contributions.

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